star in the cabin quilt layouts

Optional Star in the Log Cabin Layouts

Star in the log cabin gives some interesting looks to traditional log cabin quilt layouts.  Hopefully these optional star in the log cabin layouts inspire you and get your creative juices flowing.

Stars are aligned

Sometimes just a straight layout with nothing fancy can be nice.

star cabin rows

Falling Stars

Rotating every other block gives an entire new look.

star in the cabin diagonal

Rising with the Stars

Stars add a special touch to the traditional barn raising layout.

star barn raising

Tic Tac Toe Stars

I know there are no x’s and o’s, but the three by three layout gave me the feeling of a tic tac toe board. The stars aren’t the main feature in this layout, but they add an extra element of interest.

star cabin plus

Star Clusters

Small groups of stars add excitement to a plain layout.

star cabin plus

Four Corners

A single set of stars can be a focal point in a larger quilt.  This option has a lot of negative space to show off the quilting.

star cabin layout

This is just a tiny sample of options available.  Remember, colour changes everything as well.  Start playing with your own blocks and see what you come up with!

To see how to make the Star in the Log Cabin block, click HERE.

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Elizabeth DeCroos

Elizabeth DeCroos

designer, teacher, speaker

Elizabeth enjoys doing all types of sewing and needlework and teaching others new techniques. For more information or to have her speak to your group click HERE.

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